Hayley Orrantia

by Sage on March 14, 2016

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Birth Name: Sarah Hayley Orrantia

Place of Birth: Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 21, 1994

Ethnicity: Mexican, English, Irish, French

Hayley Orrantia is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is known for portraying Erica Goldberg on the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs.

Her surname is of Basque origin, meaning “mountain pass”, and was inherited from her Mexican great-grandparents. Hayley is very proud of her Mexican heritage, and has said that she ticked the Hispanic box on documents in school. She is also learning Spanish as a second language.

Hayley’s paternal grandfather is Anastacio “Pete” Orrantia (the son of Jesus Orrantia).

Hayley’s paternal grandmother is named Janet.

Hayley’s maternal grandfather was William Howard Walker (the son of William Frank Walker and Maude Gibson Middleton). Hayley’s great-grandfather William was the son of William H. Walker and Mary Abigail “Appie” Cliburn. Maude was the daughter of John Houston Middleton and Laura Catherine “Kate” Thompson.

Hayley’s maternal grandmother was Grace Harrell (the daughter of Nina Beth Crawford and Van Joe Harrell).

Sources: Hayley talks about her Mexican ancestry – http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Genealogy of Hayley’s maternal grandfather, William Howard Walker – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Hayley’s maternal grandmother, Grace (Harrell) Walker Rankin – https://familysearch.org

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andrew March 15, 2016 at 2:37 pm

her surname is actually of Basque origin

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